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Name: Children Act (No. 7 of 1981).
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1981-04-08
Entry into force:
ISN: NOR-1981-L-68579
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Lovdata, Norway, 20 p. (consulted on 2004-10-31)
Abstract/Citation: Regulates various issues relating to children and parents. Divided into 9 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) provides for notification of childbirth and establishment of identity of mother of child. Part 2 (s. 3-9) makes provision for identity of father of child. Part 3 (s. 10-13) regulates duties of maintenance enforcement officer and county governor in paternity cases; Part 4 (s. 14-29) procedure in paternity cases. Part 5 (s. 30-43a) provides for parental responsibility and permanent residence of child. Part 6 (s. 44-50) deals with right of access and related issues. Part 7 (s. 51-62) makes provision for duty to rear child. Part 8 (s. 63-67) contains provisions regarding application of Children Act when parents have connections to foreign countries. Part 9 (s. 68-71) contains concluding provisions.
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